[time-nuts] Skilled Math Editor(s) Needed

William H. Fite omniryx at gmail.com
Wed Jan 3 01:02:13 EST 2018


Latex really is the only way to go. It is the de facto standard and not all
that hard to learn. My spouse and I have used it extensively for more than
15 years, constructing some fairly arcane formulae in quantum theory.



On Tuesday, January 2, 2018, Bruce Griffiths <bruce.griffiths at xtra.co.nz>
wrote:

> Using Latex for the typesetting is probably the optimum solution for a
> Technical/Scientific publiication such as this.
>
> Most such publications are typeset using Latex these days.
>
> If one is familiar with Latex the odd typo when typesetting an equation
> (for example) can make it blatantly obvious that Latex was employed to
> typset a document.
>
> Suitable templates are freely available along with toolsets for Nuclear
> Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics etc
>
> Bruce
>
> >
> >     On 03 January 2018 at 14:41 Perry Sandeen via time-nuts <
> time-nuts at febo.com> wrote:
> >
> >     HI,
> >     At the request of a TN member (who wishes to remain anonymous)I
> started to reproduce:
> >
> >     The Quantum Physics of Atomic Frequency Standards Volume 1By Jacques
> Vanier Division de Physique,Conseil National de Recherches, Ottawa and
> Claude Audoin Laboratoire de I’Horloge Atomique, CentreNational de la
> Recherche Scientifique, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay. From aphotocopy he had.
> >
> >     I tried to do this as its used price will cost you yourfirst born
> child.
> >
> >     The original copyright was 1989. The copyright has expired and the
> document isnow in the public domain
> >
> >     So I digitally reproduced and translated it into AmericanEnglish in
> March 2016. Additionalliberty in editing was taken. Many paragraphs
> contained more than one subjectso using standard writing guidelines they
> were split up for an easierunderstanding of the concepts being presented.
> >
> >     Many formulae had to be transferred images, and are veryclear, as
> re-typing would have delayed this project to infinity. Lastly, textwas
> transferred by OCR. Many drawings had to be edited using PhotoShop Elements
> as the originals were smeared.
> >
> >     I spent about 200 hours doing this.
> >
> >     Some formula symbols were not accurately reproduced. I don’t have
> the math ability needed toretype most formulae. No material was added or
> deleted
> >
> >     I can send to all who wish it a DVD with the 800+ Mbytes ofraw data
> and the partial (5%) I have accomplished.
> >
> >     Due to permanent changes in my life I will never be able tospend
> time on this again. I just don’t want delete the material.
> >
> >     Regards,
> >
> >     Perrier
> >
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